Artie Storch

As an active Bay Area free-lance musician, Artie Storch is a regular extra percussionist for the
San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Oakland and Marin Symphonies, and has performed with
ensembles ranging from Masterworks Chorale to Metallica. He is a frequent player in the Bay
Area theater scene, where he has performed in numerous shows including The Producers,
White Christmas, Beautiful (The Carole King Musical), and the long-running Phantom of the

His recording credits include playing drums and/or percussion for movies (Mars Attacks, Inspector
Gadget, The Iron Giant, Spy Kids, Jurassic Park 3, Hellboy, Barnyard, Seventeen Again, Ghosts of
Girlfriends Past); television (The Man Who Captured Eichmann, Sesame Street, Young Indiana Jones,
Running Mates); commercials for Saturn, Nissan, Hershey’s, Taco Bell; records by Randy Newman,
Linda Ronstadt, John Williams, Chanticleer, and The San Francisco Symphony; and video games (Gran
Turismo, Siphon Filter Omega Strain, The Simpsons, Uncharted, Uncharted 2, Star Wars:The Force
Unleashed, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Starcraft II, Kinect Disneyland Adventures).

Mr. Storch received a Bachelor of Science degree from Brooklyn College, CUNY, where he
studied with Morris Lang of the New York Philharmonic, and a Master of Music degree from The
Juilliard School, where his principal teacher was Saul Goodman.

He teaches privately, and is on the faculties of California State University East Bay and Chabot
College where he teaches percussion and directs the percussion ensembles.

Mr. Storch is also the Percussion Director for the California Youth Symphony.

Artie Storch endorses Vic Firth drumsticks and mallets.

37.5549479, -122.2710602

Foster City, CA (94404)

Full Name:
Artie Storch
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Percussion instructor and director of percussion ensembles at California State University East Bay and Chabot College,

Percussion Director: California Youth Symphony

Music Styles:
Classical, Rock, Jazz, Latin
Instrument/Voice Types Taught:
Professional free-lance drummer/percussionist
Age Ranges:
High School
Middle School
Middle school thru adult

BS Brooklyn College CUNY studies with Morris Lang (NY Philharmonic),
MM The Juilliard School studies with Saul Goodman, + others

Years Teaching:
Lesson Rate:
$95/hour, $50/half hou
Teaching Method:

Individualized approach in a fully equipped studio

Makes House Calls: